Alamkuh Trekking Tour, The Alps of Iran

a summit to the second highest peak in Iran in 4 days


Alamkuh Tour At a Glance

Day 1: Drive to Kelardasht; Roodbarak Village, Vandarbon Mountain Camp. (2200m)

Day 2: Trek to Alamkuh southern basecamp (3700m); Acclimatization trek.

Day 3: Summit day of Mount Alamkuh (4850m).

Day 4: Visit Caspian Sea; Drive back to Tehran.

Alamkuh Tour Detailed Itinerary


Day 1     Tehran / Kelardasht / Vandarbon Mountain Camp (2200m)

After having breakfast at the hotel, at 9:00 we drive to “Kelardasht” (approx. 4-5 hours) via “Chaloos” Road (one of the most eye-catching roads to the North of Iran), have lunch at a local restaurant, drive to “Roodabarak” Village, be transferred  to the Federation Mountain Camp (equipped with rooms, beds, showers and a restaurant) in “Vandarbon” Village (2200m) by 4WD vehicles, have the dinner in the camp, overnight Vandarbon at the Federation Mountain Camp.

  • Accommodation: Bedroom in Vandarbon Mountain camp 
  • Meals included: Lunch | Dinner

Day 2       Alamkuh Basecamp (3700m)

We will have the breakfast in the camp early at 6:00 (in order not to be overheated by the Sun!), then be transferred to Tang-e Galu at 2800m by 4WD vehicles at 7:00 for about 45 minutes, start trekking to Alamkuh southern base camp named Hesarchal at 3700m (approx. 2 hours), set up our tents beside a narrow river on a green land (a replica of the Paradise on Earth!), after having lunch and some rest at the base camp we will have a short acclimatization trek to the summit of Mount “Lashgarak” (4250m) (approx. 2 hours), enjoy the beautiful landscape including 4000m peaks around Alamkuh and some seasonal lakes, descend back to the base camp, have the dinner, overnight Alamkuh southern base camp in the tents.

  • Accommodation: Tents in Alamkuh southern basecamp
  • Meals includedBreakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 3       Alamkuh Summit (4850m) / Alamkuh Basecamp

Summit day of Mount Alamkuh; after having breakfast early in the morning at 5:00, we will start trekking to the summit of Mount Alamkuh around 6:00 (approx. 4-5 hours), reaching the summit you are able to see “Alamchal” Glacier and beautiful peaks located at the north face, on the way back we will trek to the summit of Mount “Marjikosh” (4550m) as an easy extra summit and it would be much easier descending to the base camp from this summit in comparison with the normal route, have a watery soup, melons or watermelons and some tea or coffee, have the dinner, overnight Alamkuh southern base camp in the tents.

  • Accommodation: Tents in Alamkuh southern basecamp
  • Meals includedBreakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4       Caspian SeaTehran

After having breakfast at 8:00 we pack and descend to Tang-e Galu where 4WD vehicles are expecting us, then be transferred to Roodbarak Village, have lunch in a local restaurant at 12:00, drive to visit the Caspian Sea and have some fun at the beach, drive back to Tehran, we will say goodbye at the office in the evening and that’s the end of our trip.

  • Accommodation:
  • Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch 

Alamkuh Tour Required Equipment

Here is the check list of equipment that you need for this trip:

  • Base layers
  • Wind stoppers (polar jacket)
  • Warm trekking pants
  • Light down jacket
  • Gore-tex jacket (waterproof)
  • Warm hat
  • Trekking boots (waterproof)
  • Sleeping bag with the comfort level of +10 to +5
  • Warm gloves
  • Sunglasses
  • Suncreams
  • Headlights
  • Sticks, poles
  • Mattress

Note: If you do not have one or all of these equipment you can rent from us.

Alamkuh Tour Services

  • Transfer from Tehran to Tehran by private Air-co Cars
  • Alamkuh Permit fees
  • All accommodations (1-night at Federation Mountain Camp, 2-nights at the base camp)
  • Transfer to basecamp and back by 4WD cars
  • Full board (All meals are included)
  • An expert mountain guide

Alamkuh Tour Trip Map

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4 Days

Alamkuh Trekking Tour

From  449 € 

399 €

  • Save up to 60 € on ​fix date departures 
  • Flexible dates for private tours (Group/Solo)
  • Volume discount for groups more than 4 pax.
  • Surcharge applies for solo travelers
  • Valid from June to October
  • Age Requirement: +16
  • Physical Rating : 4 out of 5
  • Join in: Tehran - End in: Tehran
  • Max altitude: 4850 m
  • 1 night bedroom at Vandarbon
  • 2 nights tent at the basecamp
  • 3 Breakfasts
  • 4 Lunches
  • 3 Dinners
  • Private car from Tehran to Tehran
  • 4WD car to basecamp and back
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Alamkuh Trekking Tour Price List

Flexible Date Private Tours

  • Departure dates are flexible, you can choose your preferred dates.
  • Prices listed are for private small group tours (up to 4 people).
  • Volume discount would apply for bigger groups.
  • Surcharge would apply for solo travelers.

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Fix Date Group Tours

  • Prices listed are on a per person basis.
  • Departure dates are fixed and tours will start and end in the mentioned dates.
  • These departures are guaranteed and our tours will run even with one person.


  • Start: 04 Aug 2019
  • End: 07 Aug 2019


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  • End: 05 Sep 2019


  • Start: 07 Oct 2019
  • End: 10 Oct 2019


  • Start: 17 Jun 2020
  • End: 20 Jun 2020


  • Start: 14 Jul 2020
  • End: 17 Jul 2020

Terms & Conditions


  • To confirm your booking 25% of the tour price is required as the deposit in advance, you can transfer it online to our bank account. (Account details available upon booking request)

Cancellation Policy

  • Prior to 60 days to trip start date, cancellation would be free of charge (The deposit will be fully refunded).
  • 60 to 30 days to trip start date, the cancellation fee would be 50% of the deposit (12.5% of the total price will be refunded).
  • Less than 30 days to trip start date, the cancellation fee would be full amount of deposit (nothing will be refunded).

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